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There's always something happening at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and you can keep up with events by reading our newletters, press releases and events listing. There is also the opportunity to get more information about the Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Lecture.

  • 10/2020

    8th Jon Schueler Scholarship Artist takes up Residence at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Irish artist and curator, Conor O’Grady, has now taken up his residency at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, under the Jon Schueler Residency Programme which has now been running for 8 years at the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture on the Isle of Skye. The Scholarship is a unique partnership...

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  • 10/2020

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and Tobar an Dualchais welcome new postgraduate researchers.

      Sabhal Mòr Ostaig has welcomed two new postgraduate researchers in Gaelic language and culture. Liam Alasdair Crouse has been appointed to take up Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and Tobar an Dualchais’ collaborative PhD project, funded by the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities. The project will bring new ethnographical...

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  • 10/2020

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig marks graduation success with online celebration

    Chaidh cuirm Luchd-ceuma Shabhal Mòr Ostaig a chumail air-loidhne air Dihaoine 2 Dàmhair, nuair a thàinig an luchd-ceuma, luchd-teagaisg agus riochdairean bhon Bhòrd Stiùiridh còmhla airson meal an naidheachd a chur air na h-oileanaich agus airson an cuid shaothair a chomharrachadh ann am bliadhna a tha air a bhith gu...

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  • 09/2020

    Collaborative Project Reaps Rewards for Gaelic

    A collaborative project between Faclair na Gàidhlig and Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches (TAD) has resulted in a significant amount of oral material being added to Faclair na Gàidhlig’s corpus. A pilot study undertaken by the two bodies in 2018 produced a list of over 1,200 Gaelic words and phrases...

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  • 08/2020

    Fun Family Learning Week held online by Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    A very successful Seachdain nan Teaghlach (Family Learning Week) was recently held online as part of the Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Summer Short Courses Programme. Seachdain nan Teaghlach is a family learning event for Gaelic speaking families which is hosted by Sabhal Mòr every year.  Initiated by CLADRG (Community Learning and...

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  • 06/2020

    Sabhal Mòr bids farewell to new cohort of Gaelic teachers

    11 students from Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s Teaching courses concluded their formal education there last Thursday, ready to commence their probationary year as new teachers in primary and secondary schools across the country come August. The students were on the BA Gaelic and Education degree programme and also the PGDE (Gaelic...

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  • 06/2020

    Gaelic Poetry Competition

    The Second Annual Sister Margaret MacDonell Prize in Gaelic Poetry The Department of Celtic Studies at St Francis Xavier University, in partnership with the Clan Donald Lands Trust,* is pleased to announce the second annual Gaelic poetry competition named in honour of Sister Margaret MacDonell, CND. Sister MacDonell is a...

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  • 05/2020

    Huge response for Skye charity as part of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s Cèilidh Mhòr online

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s annual end of term cèilidh was held online last Friday for the first time ever and was extremely well received with almost 7k viewers watching the Facebook live event. The event brings the academic year to and end and gives both students and staff the opportunity to...

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  • 05/2020

    Scottish Government Funding Received for Streap: Postgraduate Certificate in Gaelic Medium Education

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig are delighted to announce they have received funding of £65,000 from the Scottish Government to run the Streap programme next academic year.  Streap is a Master’s Level postgraduate certificate in Gaelic Medium Education.  The programme is aimed at Gaelic speaking GTCS registered teachers (nursery, primary or secondary)...

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  • 05/2020 Programme of live online Gaelic medium activities launched - #useitathome

    Programme of live online Gaelic medium activities launched - #useitathome

    Bòrd na Gàidhlig’s website will host the online programme with links to a range of interactive resources and after school events for young people.  This will allow children to use their Gaelic in the home setting. The Bòrd have been working closely with Gaelic youth organisations Fèisean nan Gàidheal and...

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